Tag Archive: health insurance

Part II: Healthcare Choice Architecture

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By Brian Chiglinsky It was the greatest scientific advance involving jelly in the pre-Uncrustable era. In 2000, students at Columbia University’s Business School and Stanford’s Psychology Department published a paper testing people’s commitment… Continue reading

Occupational Licensing — Neither Free nor Just

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Occupational licensing is a favorite libertarian punching bag.  In certain cases, licensing boards seem to exist solely to protect the interests of the powerful – existing largely to erect barriers to entry that… Continue reading

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling isn’t about Religious Freedom vs. Access to Care. It’s about the Individual and Employer Mandates.

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The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that under the protection of the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), for-profit corporations that are “closely held” may not be forced by the… Continue reading

I’m a Libertarian Who Supports Obamacare — Here’s Why.

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As a libertarian, I’m pretty big on limits to government power and highly supportive of freedom and personal privacy. However, I’m also reasonable when it comes to  laws and policies necessary for the… Continue reading